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Military Expeditions

Relazion de la noticia que comunico el governador de los yndios gentiles del Rio Gila al presidio de Tubaca.

Author(s): 
Elizondo, Domingo
Date: 
09-21-1769
Documentation: 
Pitic. September 21, 1769. Relacion. Original. Signed.

Muy senor mio: acompanan los estados de la fuerza efectiva en que subsistian estas tropas

Author(s): 
Elizondo, Domingo
Date: 
07-21-1769
Documentation: 
Pitic. July 21, 1769. 4p. Letter. Troop lists. Original. Signed.

Mexico 22 de octubre de 1775-consequente alo que por el nuebo reglamento provisional de Californias, aprobado en junta de guerra y real hazienda...

Author(s): 
Guerrero y Fagle, Augustin Francisco
Author(s): 
Martinez de Vargas, Augustin
Author(s): 
Hixosa, Francisco
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
10-22-1775
Documentation: 
Mexico. October 22, 1775-June 3, 1779. 48p. expedientes. Originals. Copies. Signed.
General Subjects: 

Documents relating to charges brought by Moreno y Castro against Pison y Gusman for blasphemies, drunkenness, debts and other bad conduct, in Loreto.

Author(s): 
Pison y Gusman, Gaspar de (Teniente de Caballeria)(Dueno)
Author(s): 
Moreno y Castro, Bernardo de (Teniente del Gobernador)
Author(s): 
Asevedo, Rosa Francisca (Mujer de Pison y Gusman)
Author(s): 
Moreno, Manuel Antonio (Cirujano)
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
00-00-1768
Documentation: 
Loreto, Santa Ana, Mexico, San Blas, Tepic, Veracruz. July 5, 1772 to August 12, 1774. 212p. Causa. Autos. Diligencia. Memorias. Providencia. Decreto. Dictamen. Cuenta. Informes. Peticiones. Letter. Drafts, copies, transcriptions. Originals. Signed.

Four groups of documents concerning new presidios and missions in Nueva California.

Author(s): 
Hijosa, Francisco
Author(s): 
Costanjo, Miguel
Author(s): 
Mora, Vicente de (Padre Presidente)
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
09-17-1773
Documentation: 
Loreto, San Diego, San Blas, Mexico. September 17, 1773 to December 27, 1774. 46p. Instancia. notas. Sketch. Providencia. Letters. Originals. Signed. Orders investigation of origin of piece of wood found on beach near carmelo mission (sketched in f. 58). Costanjo summarizes possibilities of Spanish and foreign ships in area. Discussion of what is known of asian techniques for ship construction. Final opinion is that mast is from paquebot san Josef. Ff. 63-67 concern occupation and foundation of San Francisco presidio. Troops to be chosen and come with moncada from Sonora. Details provided on supplies, routes, etc. For expedition through Sonora. Ff. 68-73 details provision of mules, cattle and other necessities for Monterrey and San Diego missions. Useful information on quantities, ultimate destinations, notice of receipts, specific ships' cargos and animal casualties in route. Ff. 74-78 is instancia by pp. Fr. Mora of need to inspect and register boxes of supplies destined to nueva California from vieja. Suspicions of thefts from his missions. explains delay in supplies reaching San Diego and Monterrey for lack of mules. (J. M. Johnson, June 1989)

diario de la expedicion que consequencia de las ordenes del senor coronel don Melchor Vidal de Lorca

Author(s): 
Murgier, Juan Maria (Capitan)
Author(s): 
Vidal de Lorca, Melchor (Governador)
Author(s): 
Florez, Manuel Antonio (Virrey)
Date: 
03-20-1789
Documentation: 
San Carlos, Mexico. March 20 - May 20 1789. 34p. Letters, informes, diarios. Originals, copies.
General Subjects: 

cartas del coronel don Melchor Vidal de Lorca governador que fue de la provincia,

Author(s): 
Vidal de Lorca, Melchor (Governador)
Author(s): 
Florez, Manuel Antonio (Virrey)
Date: 
11-07-1787
Documentation: 
San Carlos. November 7, 1787 - April 29, 1789. 48p. Maps, letters, informes. Originals.
General Subjects: 

Letters on military response to Hidalgo

Author(s): 
Salcedo, Nemesio
Date: 
04-07-1812
Documentation: 
Mexico, Zacatecas, Chihuahua. February 18-June 13, 1812. 28p. Letters. Originals, signed, copies.
General Subjects: